Mark Lynas

Wednesday, February 1 2017 at 7:30PM

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Mark Lynas

What's the talk about?

Pro-science campaigner Mark Lynas reviews the evidence in these three controversial areas and asks us to try to overcome political tribalism and consider issues rationally. In a supposedly post-truth age we need evidence-based thinking more than ever, he concludes.

Mark Lynas is the author of three major popular science environmental books: High Tide (2004), Six Degrees (2008) and The God Species (2011), as well as the Kindle Single ebook Nuclear 2.0 (2012). Six Degrees won the 2008 Royal Society science books prize and was made into a documentary film voiced by Alec Baldwin by National Geographic channel. He was advisor to the President of the Maldives on climate change from 2009 until the coup in 2012. He has contributed extensively to global media, writing for the Guardian, New York Times, Washington Post, Bangkok Post, Philippines Inquirer, Daily Nation (Kenya) and numerous others. He is a visiting fellow at the Cornell Alliance for Science, Cornell University, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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